LONDON (AP) — Huddersfield was relegated from the English Premier League with six games remaining on Saturday, matching the record for earliest demotion.
Palace knocks Tottenham out of FA Cup, Chelsea advances
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham exited its second competition in four days after losing 2-0 at Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, and defending champion Chelsea was boosted by two video reviews in beating Sheffield Wednesday 3-0.
Crystal Palace score late to beat Wolves 2-0 in EPL
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Jordan Ayew and Luka Milivojevic scored late to give Crystal Palace a 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday in the Premier League.
Palace had failed to score in two straight games since stunning Manchester City 3-2 on Dec. 22, but Ayew finally ended the drought in the 83rd minute after Patrick Van Aanholt's mishit shot fell to him in the box.
Kante gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Crystal Palace
LONDON (AP) — N'Golo Kante's second-half goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday to strengthen its grip on fourth place in the Premier League.
After a frustrating first half for the visitors, Kante provided the breakthrough when he ran onto a ball over the top from David Luiz in the 51st minute, chested it down with his first touch and slotted the ball under goalkeeper Vicente Guaita with his second.
10-man Brighton beats fierce rival Palace 3-1 in EPL
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton shrugged off the first-half dismissal of Shane Duffy to ease to a 3-1 home victory over fierce local rival Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Tuesday.
The center back was given a straight red card for thrusting his head into Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt in the 28th minute, with Brighton 1-0 ahead at that stage through Glenn Murray's penalty.
Winger Javairo Dilrosun gets 1st call-up for Netherlands
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman selected winger Javairo Dilrosun for the first time Friday for upcoming UEFA Nations League matches against France and Germany.
Dilrosun, who played in junior teams at Ajax and Manchester City before breaking into Hertha Berlin's first team this season, is the only new face in the 24-man squad.
Bournemouth beats Crystal Palace 2-1 on late penalty in EPL
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Mamadou Sakho elbowed Jefferson Lerma in the face and conceded the penalty which Bournemouth converted to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.
Substitute Junior Stanislas hit the winner in the 87th minute for Bournemouth to climb from ninth to seventh in the standings.
Palace remained 13th.
Bournemouth went ahead early when David Brooks curled in a pass from Callum Wilson for his first goal for the team.
Fulham beaten by Palace on EPL return despite heavy spending
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace taught Fulham a painful lesson on its London rival's return to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory on Saturday.
Having absorbed much of Fulham's pressure, Palace punished rare lapses in intensity and concentration to score toward the end of each half through Jeffrey Schlupp and then Wilfried Zaha.
LONDON (AP) — West Bromwich Albion's eight-year stay in the Premier League ended with a 2-0 loss at Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Despite West Brom's recent improvement under caretaker manager Darren Moore, goals from Wilfried Zaha and Patrick van Aanholt meant the central England club finished bottom of the standings.
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke was relegated from the Premier League after a 10-year stay as it crashed to a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The 19th-placed Potters went into their penultimate game of the season desperate to boost their survival hopes with what would have been a first victory in 13 matches.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace moved to the brink of English Premier League safety by beating 10-man Leicester 5-0 on Saturday.
Palace, which looked destined for relegation after losing its opening seven fixtures without scoring a goal, has climbed to 11th place to sit six points clear of the bottom three, where only Southampton are capable of catching the south London club.
Chelsea beats Palace in EPL before trip to Barcelona
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea prepared for its Champions League trip to Barcelona by beating Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday to close the gap on the English Premier League top four to two points.
Palace defender Martin Kelly had an inadvertent hand in both goals. Willian's opener in the 25th minute took a deflection off Kelly. Then an attempt to clear Davide Zappacosta's shot in the 32nd hit goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and came off Kelly again before going over the line.
LONDON (AP) — Hull's return to the Premier League ended after a single season on Sunday, with the club relegated after a 4-0 loss at Crystal Palace.
The result confirmed Palace's top-flight survival and ended any prospect of Swansea going down. Hull joins Sunderland and Middlesbrough in dropping into the second-tier League Championship, with the relegation places resolved ahead of the final week of the season.
LONDON (AP) — Hull's return to the Premier League ended after a single season on Sunday, relegated after a 4-0 loss at Crystal Palace.
Hull completes a trio of clubs from northeast England dropping into the second-tier League Championship, with Sunderland and Middlesbrough having their relegation confirmed in recent weeks.
The result confirmed Palace's top-flight survival and ended any prospect of Swansea going down.
Palace, Sunderland managers turn to old clubs for signings
LONDON (AP) — A day before the transfer window closes, the managers of Crystal Palace and Sunderland turned to former clubs to refresh their relegation-threatened squads on Monday.
And Leonardo Ulloa got tough in his fight to leave Leicester, accusing the English Premier League champion of reneging on a pledge to allow him to leave.
Premier League clubs have until 2300 GMT on Tuesday to sign players for the final time this season.
Stoke beats Sunderland 3-1 in EPL
SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Stoke won at Sunderland 3-1 for the first time since 1994 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Sunderland was half asleep for the first 30-plus minutes, and Stoke exploited dismal defending and poor goalkeeping with three goals.
Marko Arnautovic hit in a rebound of his own shot and, seven minutes later, dribbled through the defense and beat goalkeeper Vito Mannone at the near post for 2-0.
Stuani double earns Middlesbrough 2-1 win at Sunderland
SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Uruguay striker Cristhian Stuani marked his first appearance in the Premier League with two goals to guide Middlesbrough to a 2-1 win at northeast rival Sunderland on Sunday.
Stuani smashed a 25-meter shot into the top corner in the 13th minute, then slotted home from close range off Alvaro Negredo's squared pass to finish off a flowing team move in the 45th.